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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 5

TO MARY WILLIS SHELBURNE: On whether we dare hope that dying is like having a tooth extracted; on purgatory; and yet more on forgiveness and the feeling of being forgiven. 7 July 1959 . . . You seem to have … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 22

“I Indeed. . . But He” I indeed baptize you with water…but He…will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. —Matthew 3:11 Have I ever come to the point in my life where I can say, “I indeed…but He…”? … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JULY 9

Will You Examine Yourself? Joshua said to the people, “You cannot serve the Lord…” —Joshua 24:19 Do you have even the slightest reliance on anything or anyone other than God? Is there a remnant of reliance left on any natural … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 12

Have You Ever Been Alone with God? (Part 1) When they were alone, He explained all things to His disciples. —Mark 4:34 Our Solitude with Him. Jesus doesn’t take us aside and explain things to us all the time; He … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 30

MORNING “I will praise thee, O Lord.” Psalm 9:1 Praise should always follow answered prayer; as the mist of earth’s gratitude rises when the sun of heaven’s love warms the ground. Hath the Lord been gracious to thee, and inclined … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 2

MORNING “The hope which is laid up for you in heaven.” Colossians 1:5 Our hope in Christ for the future is the mainspring and the mainstay of our joy here. It will animate our hearts to think often of heaven, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 19

MORNING “The Lord our God hath shewed us his glory.” Deuteronomy 5:24 God’s great design in all his works is the manifestation of his own glory. Any aim less than this were unworthy of himself. But how shall the glory … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 2

MORNING “But all the Israelites went down to the Philistines, to sharpen every man his share, and his coulter, and his axe, and his mattock.” 1 Samuel 13:20 We are engaged in a great war with the Philistines of evil. … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: FEBRUARY 3

MORNING “Therefore, brethren, we are debtors.” Romans 8:12 As God’s creatures, we are all debtors to him: to obey him with all our body, and soul, and strength. Having broken his commandments, as we all have, we are debtors to … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 31

MORNING “The Lord our Righteousness.” Jeremiah 23:6 It will always give a Christian the greatest calm, quiet, ease, and peace, to think of the perfect righteousness of Christ. How often are the saints of God downcast and sad! I do … Continue reading

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